13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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In a previous blog we talked about Spanish American War Militaria Collecting . We have a piece that we like with a connection to our home state. It is a welcome home medal for the 13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. With the onset of hostilities between the United States and Spain in April 1898, President […]

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Michael Gustavson Raku Vessel

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Orignal early Michael Gustavson Raku Vessel. Measures 26″ x 14″ x 7″. Titles ” Intervessel”. Michael Gustavson graduated from San Jose State University with a Master of Fine Arts in 1980. Since then he has been a professional artist. His works of art have been collected throughout the world. You will find his art pieces […]

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Battle of Tippecanoe

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Founded in 1885, Kurz & Allison is well known for its production of commemorative prints of American historical scenes using the chromolithograph printing process. Drawn in a broad, graphic style that developed from Kurz’s background as a muralist, these prints have a striking appearance that makes them not only interesting historical images but also excellent […]

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Navajo Painter Harrison Begay

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Harrison Begay (Haskay Yahne Yah, “Warrior Who Walked Up to His Enemy”) (November 15, 1914 – August 18, 2012) was a renowned Navajo painter, perhaps the most famous of his generation. Harrison Begay was born as Bert Begay in White Cone, AZ on the Navajo reservation, to Black Rock and Zonnie Tachinie Begay. His mother […]

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Model Railroading

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Model railroading is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modeled at a reduced scale, or ratio. The modeled world includes rail vehicles (locomotives and rolling stock), tracks, signaling, and scenery (roads, buildings, vehicles, model figures and natural features such as streams, hills, canyons, etc.). The earliest forms of model railways are the ‘Carpet […]

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George Washington Flintlock Pistol Set

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A duel is an arranged engagement in combat between two individuals, with matched weapons in accordance with agreed-upon rules. Like many men of his time George Washington owned a set of dueling pistols he prized. During the American Revolutionary War, Washington encouraged his officers to refuse challenges because he believed that the death by dueling […]

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